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'''James Redford''' (September 18, 1821 – December 18, 1908) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Perth North in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal Party of Canada|Liberal member from 1867 to 1872. He was born in Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire, Scotland in 1821, the son of James Redford, was educated there, and went to Canada West in 1842. Redford taught in school for a time. He was later employed as a banker, lumber merchant, manufacturer and land speculator in Stratford, Ontario|Stratford and Mitchell, Ontario|Mitchell. In 1851, Redford married Elizabeth Gouray. He served as superintendent of schools in Perth County, Ontario|Perth County and a member of the Stratford town council. He was a director of the Royal Canadian Bank and also served as captain in the local...
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